WITH 140 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE in Catholic higher education, the University of the Incarnate Word (UIW) is where the journey begins. UIW’s beautiful main campus is located in the heart of San Antonio’s Alamo Heights neighborhood and is supplemented by classrooms throughout the city, South and Central Texas, and Mexico.
UIW admits qualified applicants on a rolling basis, and more than 95 percent of students receive some form of financial aid. The university offers more than ninety academic programs at the undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and professional levels.
UIW healthcare programs are led by faculty dedicated to social accountability in nursing, optometry, osteopathic medicine, pharmacy, and physical therapy. Feik School of Pharmacy offers a Spanish certification. Rosenberg School of Optometry is one of only a few optometry schools in the U.S., and UIW School of Physical Therapy is a leader in physical therapy education for its student-centered teaching and learning model.
A leader in international education, UIW has more than 140 sister schools in 44 countries, two campuses in Mexico, and a European Study Center in Strasbourg, France.
UIW’s 23 teams represent fourteen different sports playing in NCAA Division I and the Southland Conference. More than ninety student organizations make for active campus life built on a foundation of faith and service. UIW is a sponsored ministry of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word.